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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

CISF constable commits suicide

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chennai, March 25, 2013
First Published: 02:26 IST(25/3/2013) | Last Updated: 02:27 IST(25/3/2013)

A Central Industrial Security Force constable shot himself with his service rifle on duty at Madurai airport in southern Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

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The CISF and police could not immediately say what led constable Ashok Kumar, 44, who hailed from Uttar Pradesh, to commit suicide just before he was to attend a routine debriefing session in the afternoon.

Kumar was with the CISF's 8th Battalion. "He was absolutely normal and even had his weekly off on Saturday," Madurai superintendent of police V Balakrishnan said.

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